ICAA Researcher: Roberto Amigo×
  • [Letter] 1967 Marzo 4, Roma [to] León [Ferrari]
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999
    1967
    Rafael Alberti, the Spaniard poet, remarks on how long it has been since they last wrote to each other. He refers affectionately to the Ferrari’s house in Castelar, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, and mentions his latest poems [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749320

  • [Letter] 1968 Mayo 15, Londres [to] León [Ferrari]
    Maler, Leopoldo
    1968
    Leopoldo Maler writes about the translation of Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words]. Maler talks about what he is working on, and reports on the writer Tomás Eloy Martínez’s opinion on the situation in Argentina. He also mentions the student [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744374

  • [Letter] 1968 [Octubre], Londres [to] León [Ferrari]
    Maler, Leopoldo
    1968
    Leopoldo Maler writes in detail about the first performance of the London stage production of Listen Here Now. A New Concert for Four Voices and a Soft Drum. He discusses the difficulties concerning the various BBC announcers involved in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758807

  • [Letter] 1968 Enero 16, Londres [to León] Ferrari
    Maler, Leopoldo
    1968
    Leopoldo Maler wrote to León Ferrari to acknowledge receipt of the work Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words] (Buenos Aires: Falbo Editor, 1967) written by the latter. Maler, employed by the BBC in London, mentioned, in a general way, films on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749158

  • [Letter] 1968 Enero 23, Castelar [to Leopoldo] Maler
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1968
    León Ferrari writes to Leopoldo Maler about Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words], telling him where he has sent the book and mentioning that Inda Ledesma might produce a stage version in Buenos Aires. Ferrari comments on the repression of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749160

  • [Letter] 1968 Febrero 13, Castelar [to] Leopoldo [Maler]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1968
    León Ferrari writes to Leopoldo Maler about the London stage production of his book, Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words]. He asks about the translation, the staging, and the rights, and mentions personal and institutional contacts that would be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749138

  • [Letter] 1968 Febrero 15, Castelar [to] Leopoldo [Maler]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1968
    León Ferrari writes to Leopoldo Maler about the London stage production of Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words]. He refers to the polyphonic work involving the various texts in the book, and mentions that he has sent a copy to Mario Vargas Llosa [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749141

  • [Letter] 1968 Febrero 21, Castelar [to] Leopoldo [Maler]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1968
    León Ferrari writes to Leopoldo Maler about the London stage production of Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words]. He discusses the polyphonic work involving the various texts in the book, mentions sending original English copies, and refers to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749144

  • [Letter] 1968 Febrero 5, Londres [to] León [Ferrari]
    Maler, Leopoldo
    1968
    Leopoldo Maler writes to Ferrari. He is excited about the book, Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words], and proposes a stage version to be produced in London, where he lives. Maler mentions certain people who might be interested, suggesting that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749166

  • [Letter] 1968 marzo 15, Castelar [to] Leopoldo [Maler]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1968
    León Ferrari writes to Leopoldo Maler about the London stage production of Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words]. He discusses the polyphonic work involving the various texts in the book, and talks about the staging, the visual elements, the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749148

  • [Letter] 1968 Mayo 25, Castelar [to] Leopoldo Maler
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1968
    León Ferrari writes to Leopoldo Maler about the London stage production of Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words]. He discusses the polyphonic work involving the various texts in the book, and talks about the economic situation and the student [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749150

  • [Letter] 1968 Noviembre 18, Castelar [to] Leopoldo [Maler]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1968
    León Ferrari writes to Leopoldo Maler about Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words], to discuss the staging of the London production and to critique European culture. He talks about the presentation of Tucumán Arde at the Rosario and Buenos Aires [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749152

  • [Letter] 1968 Octubre 2, Londres [to] León [Ferrari]
    Maler, Leopoldo
    1968
    Leopoldo Maler, the artist, writes about the London stage production of Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words], which will use BBC radio announcers; Maler was working at the BBC at the time, and mentions that the stage version will be presented at [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744047

  • [Letter] 1968 Octubre 7, Castelar, Argentina [to] Leopoldo [Maler]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1968
    León Ferrari writes to Leopoldo Maler about the London stage production of his book, Palabras ajenas [Other People’s Words].  He agrees to the new title of the English version, Listen Here Now, while proposing that it include the word “Vietnam [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749162

  • [Letter] 1971 Junio 14, Buenos Aires [to] James F. Mathias
    Peralta Ramos, Federico Manuel, 1939-1992
    1971
    Federico Peralta Ramos writes to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation describing how he has spent the fellowship money awarded him: dinner at the Alvear Palace Hotel, payment of debts, investments, and purchases of a suit and artworks by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 815131

  • [Letter] 1972 Julio 11, Minturno [to] Libero Badii
    Paparella, Aldo
    1972
    Aldo Paparella writes to L'bero Badii about his father's family's house in Minturno in Italy. Paparella makes comments about art and consumerist society [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754646

  • [Letter] 1972 Agosto 1, Minturno [to] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1972
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about formal aspects like color use, as well as comments about Western civilization. He mentions his trips both to Rome and to Formio and offers opinions about the valuation of the drawing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754176

  • [Letter] 1972 Mayo 18, Minturno [to] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1972
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii with his opinions about classic art, about the ancient sculptures he observed in Europe, in particular Etruscan culture [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754622

  • [Letter] 1972 Noviembre 6, Minturno [to] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1972
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii from Europe about his humanitarian feelings about reality. In addition, he mentions economic matters [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754634

  • [Letter] 1972 Octubre 25, [Minturno to] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1972
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about the daily aspects of his stay; for example, the food, revealing how daily life allows him to elaborate aesthetic judgments. He mentions collectors' desire to have Badii's painting, by and large. Although he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754670

  • [Letter] 1972 Septiembre 24, [Minturno] [to] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1972
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about the family's economic problems, mentioning their trips through Europe and commenting to him about ancient art, emphasizing sculpture with a pronounced archaism. He mentions his future exhibition and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754658

  • [Letter] 1974 diciembre 28, Minturno [to] Libero Badii
    Paparella, Aldo
    1974
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about the people who have visited him and mentions Argentinean sculptor Alberto Heredia. Paparella sends the normal end-of-year greetings [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754878

  • [Letter] 1974 Julio, Barco Cristoforo Colombo [to] Libero Badii
    Paparella, Aldo
    1974
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about his conception of drawing, understood as a medium that supports the artwork. For him, the real problems of artistic production can be duly understood through drawing. Paparella maintains he feels drawing as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754682

  • [Letter] 1974 Octubre 24, [Minturno] [to] Libero Badii
    Paparella, Aldo
    1974
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii saying that one can communicate deeply from absolute silence. Paparella questions himself about the artist’s role, concluding that he should not only make artwork, but also provide answers about what he is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754729

  • [Letter] 1974 Septiembre 13 [Minturno] [to] Libero [Badii]
    Paparella, Aldo
    1974
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about artistic practice in contemporary society, and laying out certain opinions about invention, freedom, and the marketplace [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754717

  • [Letter] 1974 Septiembre 4, [Minturno] [to] Libero Badii
    Paparella, Aldo
    1974
    Aldo Paparella writes to Libero Badii about his production, particularly to highlight drawing. Paparella states that Badii's world is a big, "macabre" illustration. He writes his negative comments about contemporary society, particularly consumerism [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 754694

  • [Letter] 1977 Enero 17, Santos [Brasil] [to] Eduardo [Jonquieres]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1977
    León Ferrari writes about his situation in exile in Sao Paulo, discussing in depth how he and his family escaped from Buenos Aires, and the early stages of their life in Brazil. He refers to his works in process, his writings, and his wire [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749360

  • [Letter] 1977 Enero 22, París [to] León [Ferrari]
    Jonquieres, Eduardo
    1977
    Eduardo Jonquieres writes from France about the political situation in Argentina and how it affects his friends. He discusses the projects and exhibitions that he’s working on, and gives Ferrari the names of some personal contacts in Europe. There [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748816

  • [Letter] 1977 Junio 1, São Paulo [to] Eduardo [Jonquieres]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1977
    León Ferrari wrote about his situation in exile, particularly the escape from Buenos Aires with his family, and the beginning of his artistic life in Brazil. He wrote about the works he was creating, the writings and the wire sculptures [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748818

  • [Letter] 1978 Noviembre 25, São Paulo [to] Rafael [Alberti]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1978
    León Ferrari mentioned his meeting with the filmmaker Fernando Birri. By and large, Ferrari wrote about the numerous complications generated from being in exile; in particular, he mentioned the disappearance of his son, Ariel, kidnapped by the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743726

  • [Letter] 1982 Julio 11, São Paulo [to] Eduardo [Jonquieres]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1982
    León Ferrari writes about his trip to Mexico City, his reaction to the culture, and his encounters with other Argentines living there in exile. Ferrari discusses a technique he developed using blue prints and photocopies [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749358

  • [Letter] 1982 Junio 1, São Paulo [to] Ricardo [Carreira]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1982
    León Ferrari talks about traveling from São Paulo to Buenos Aires to find out what had happened to his son, who had disappeared. This was also the occasion of his first contact with the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo. Ferrari mentions the artists he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749356

  • [Letter] 1986 Febrero 11, [Buenos Aires] [to] María Teresa [Gramuglio]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1986
    León Ferrari contributes drawings to Punto de Vista magazine. Ferrari discusses his work on the subject of religion, and mentions the founding of the Heathen’s Club [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749324

  • [Letter] 1986 Marzo 23, Buenos Aires [to] León [Ferrari]
    Gramuglio, María Teresa
    1986
    The document refers to the drawings that León Ferrari contributed to Punto de Vista magazine. It critiques Ferrari’s ideas concerning the relationship between art and repression, while endorsing the variety of functions that are possible in an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749322

  • [Letter] 1986 Mayo 12, São Paulo [to] María Teresa [Gramuglio]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1986
    León Ferrari contributes drawings to Punto de Vista magazine. Ferrari discusses his political views, and replies to María Teresa Gramuglio’s critique of the relationship between religion, art, and repression, reaffirming both his ideas and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 749354

  • [Letter] n.d, Buenos Aires, Argentina [to] Ataíto [Alejandro Gowland]
    Peralta Ramos, Federico Manuel, 1939-1992
    Federico Peralta-Ramos writes a letter to his friend Alejandro Gowland, nicknamed “Ataíto,” in which he mentions Ataíto’s way of being, with everyday traits, in order to affirm the relationship between life and art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759591

  • [Lo llamábamos Ho Chi Min...]
    Monzón, Hugo
    1984
    Hugo Monzón welcomes León Ferrari to Buenos Aires on his return from exile. Monzón mentions the 1960s political art and Ferrari’s various forms of creative art making, describing his work by means of a concept: “module for repetition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744359

  • [Me complace destacar a estos jóvenes artistas...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1965
    In this article, the Argentine critic Jorge Romero Brest compares and contrasts the work of two young artists—Luis Alberto Wells and Pérez Celis—and suggests that they both create something “innovative” and thus connect to what “is real [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 768933

  • [Nelson Blanco y Carlos Pacheco, ganadores ambos del Premio Braque...]
    Yurkiévich, Saúl, 1931-
    1965
    Poet and essayist Saúl Yurkiévich identifies Nelson Blanco and Carlos Pacheco as two figurative artists who react against Informalism, although he tracks the influence of chromatic geometry in both. For Yurkievich, the dynamics of new painting [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762759

  • [No estas aqui para gozar tus matices preferidos...]
    Parpagnoli, Hugo
    1962
    Hugo Parpagnoli introduced, with a brief text, the exhibition of the group Otra Figuración [Another Figuration] as the birth of a new language. Parpagnoli held that Otra Figuración assumed chaos—a key concept according to the theory of Noé, one [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741539

  • [No quiero, ni pretendo, que estas líneas expliquen los cuadros de Squirru...]
    Paz, Samuel
    1963
    Art critic Samuel Paz analyzes the work of Carlos Squirru from the concept of advertising, distant from the way in which it is used for carrying out propaganda. Different from the American artists—who handle advertising embedded in a popular trait [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 768920

  • [Para aquellos a quienes esta exposición pueda sorprender...]
    Kemble, Kenneth, 1923-
    1961
    Kenneth Kemble wrote the introduction for his exhibition at the Galería Pizarro. He mentioned “1954” as the inception of his work with collages created with extra-pictorial materials. Kemble analyzed, as well, the use of tin and rusty metals, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 741363

  • [Participé en el premio Braque de dibujo...]
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    1965
    León Ferrari outlines his involvement in the Braque Drawing Prize and develops several sketches to be sent to the Torcuato Di Tella Institute’s 1965 National and International Prize [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743798

  • [Poco conocía yo los dibujos de Pereyra...]
    Berni, Antonio, 1905-1981
    1961
    Antonio Berni introduces the exhibition of drawings by Hugo Pereyra at the Galería Rubbers in Buenos Aires in June 1961. Berni puts on his literary hat to describe the quality of Pereyra’s work and the world it represents [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 776933

  • [Por segunda vez expone Federico Manuel Peralta Ramos...]
    González Frías, Federico
    1961
    Federico Gonzalez-Frías writes about the shift occurred in the painting of Federico Peralta-Ramos, and how he gave himself with abandon to luxurious and baroque illusions in order to carry out his search by means of pictorial materials, a more [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759620

  • [Porque no soy realista...]
    Noé, Luis Felipe
    1961
    In Noé’s opinion, the image of man has changed. It operates in existential relationship to his fellow men as well as to all things; this is the fundamental nexus for his group Otra Figuración [Another Figuration] given that things exist in a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740692

  • [Postcard] 1964 diciembre 10, Taormina, Sicilia [to] León Ferrari
    Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999; León, María Teresa
    1964
    In this text the Spanish poet Rafael Alberti and his wife María Teresa León send greetings to the Argentine artist León Ferrari and his wife Alicia, and also comment on their location—Taormina, Sicily. The message concludes by sending their best [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 743737

  • [Roberto Aizenberg, Osvaldo Borda, Victor Chab y Julio H. Silva...]
    Llinás, Julio
    1966
    Julio Llinás states that Roberto Aizenberg, Osvaldo Borda, Victor Chab, and Julio H. Silva are gathered again after ten years in order to restart their dialogue. According to Llinás, their heterodoxy did not imply a formal and irrational [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762798

  • [Señora Ursulina...]
    Mujica Láinez, Manuel, 1910-
    1961
    Manuel Mujica Láinez wrote a brief letter addressed to a so-called Tía Ursulina [Aunt Ursulina] in which he held that Alberto Greco was a wizard; in other words, a producer of many paintings, of mysterious richness in every painting [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766472

  • [Tal vez sea abusivo el empleo de la palabra "experiencia"...]
    Romero Brest, Jorge
    1967
    Jorge Romero Brest ponders the term “experiencia” [full-blasted experience] in regard to the 1960s vanguards. He considers that those experiences are based on attitudes, usually addressed toward a special kind of realities in order to generate [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762833